LaLiga launched a press release on Sunday confirming that Lionel Messi’s £623million launch clause at Barcelona continues to be lively.
The Argentina famous person advised the Catalan membership by way of repair this week that he needed to depart on a free switch.
There was a clause in his contract that allowed him to depart for nothing however that lapsed on the finish of Might.
Messi and his representatives have been arguing that it ought to have been prolonged to the tip of August as a result of coronavirus pandemic.
LaLiga have confirmed that the discharge clause continues to be lively.
Messi additionally didn’t arrive for his scheduled Covid-19 check at Barcelona on Sunday morning, casting extra doubt on his future on the membership.
The PA information company reported that he opted in opposition to taking a routine coronavirus test forward of Barca’s pre-season coaching schedule.
Messi’s refusal to take the check means he is not going to be cleared to hyperlink up together with his team-mates as new Barca boss Ronald Koeman appears to work together with his squad for the primary time.
Messi was a part of the Barcelona aspect that was thrashed 8-2 by Bayern Munich within the Champions League semi-finals however has now been strongly linked with a transfer to Manchester City to work as soon as once more underneath former supervisor Pep Guardiola.